Hi. Let’s have some coffee, yes? It’s been a little while since we have some coffee talk and you know that I’ve been craving some old fashioned chatting. And let’s face it. I’m always looking for an excuse to have a cup of coffee – preferably iced, right Cori?
We’d probably marvel at how quickly September flew by and share our disbelief that it’s October already. I’d tell you that October might be my favorite month. The weather is usually crisp and the skies crystal blue in New York City – perfect weather.
I’d tell you that the boys are doing well at school. I’d also tell you that Jasper started taking piano lessons and it’s fun to watch him learn about music and piece together the notes in his mind. I’d also admit that I hope that he continues to enjoy it and that I won’t have to nag him about practicing.
I’d ask you about life, work, your family and how things were going. I’d share with you how nervous, excited and slightly overwhelmed I feel about yoga teacher training (which starts on Friday! Yikes!).
I’d tell you how I feel like I’m back in my pre-med days in college, learning about anatomy. But I’d also tell you how much cooler it is to learn about anatomy and its functional relationship to movements of the body rather than just memorizing names of bones and muscles. I’d tell you that I’m making flashcards just like I did in college too.
I’d also share with you that some self-doubt is starting to creep into my head and how I’m not feeling super confident in my yoga practice right now. I’d say how I’m beginning to doubt whether or not I have what it takes to be a good teacher since there is so much I need to improve in my own practice and since I have zero short-term (or long-term) memory anymore. How am I supposed to remember and cue a 60 or 90 minute yoga class??!
I might admit that my body feels a little cranky from practicing yoga every day for the past month and that it’s a good reminder that my body like it when I mix up my workouts.
I’d tell you that I’m trying to focus on progress not perfection, which my friend Laura reminded me of earlier this week. I know that there’s a million things that I need and want to do but I find that I’m more productive when I focus on one thing at a time and I’m happier when I don’t stress when things aren’t perfect. I’m trying to do one thing each day that will bring me closer to my goals because those little steps add up, right?
I’d also ask you about your mattress. Seriously, do you love your mattress? We need a new one.
I’d look at my watch and realize that, just like last time, I’m late to pick up the kids again.
Wanna have some coffee? What would you like to talk about?
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